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Old 04-05-2004, 02:56 AM   #1
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cannot mount cd/dvd rom

I am having problems mounting my internal cd/dvd rom. I did not have this problem before, the cdrom was automatically mounted. However, now it says that it cannot find: "dev/cdrom" when I start my computer.

I went to the /dev directory and was not able to find cdrom file (i guess). There was the floppy disk but no cdrom. What can I do to fix this problem?

thank you

Old 04-05-2004, 07:07 AM   #2
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I too hv the same problem.

My cd drive is lg cd writer 8120b model, 16x/10x/40x speed.

it not working in fedora core1 and PCQuest Limux 2004 also.

Pls help
Old 04-05-2004, 05:09 PM   #3
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/dev/cdrom is usually a link (ls -l /dev/cdrom , see man ln for how to create links)

Try the commands scsidev, scsiinfo, cdrecord -scanbus, lsusb
Look in /proc/ide and /proc/scsi and /proc/bus/usb

mount /dev/scd0 /mnt

mount -tiso9660 /dev/scd0 /mnt

mount /dev/hdc5 /cdrom

For atapi devices, and older kernel (< 2.6) add kernel parameter hdX=ide-scsi (to lilo or grub config)
Ensure there is a module ide-scsi in that case (lsmod OR modprobe -v ide-scsi)


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